Thursday 23 November 2017
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Top Stories

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GENIUS NY Startup Competition in CNY Receives $5 Million in Funding, With $1M Grand Prize

Startups in Central New York are getting another big boost — to the tune of $5 million — with a new competition sponsored by...


Black-White Views of Katrina Recovery Differ Sharply, Poll Finds

(Trice Edney Wire) – Despite declarations of a “new” New Orleans and a reinvented, world-class city that has moved beyond race, a new...

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Primary Day Election Results for Syracuse and Onondaga County

By Staff   According to unofficial election results in Thursday’s primary races, Democrat Toby Shelley won a Conservative Party...

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SCSD, Staff Unions Ratify New Contracts

By staff   The Syracuse City School District, and members of SCSD Bargaining Units 2 and 11, ratified new union contracts Wednesday,...

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63 Students in Buffalo and Rochester Named as Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

As yet another school year begins, 63 high school students in the Buffalo and Rochester area have started out exceptionally well, being...


Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Legacy Foundation Recalls Close Friendship With Jimmy Carter

(Trice Edney Wire) – In a note from the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation , the South Africa-based organization expressed its...

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Study: Too Few Blacks, Hispanics Becoming Doctors

(Trice Edney Wire) – Too few members of minority groups are pursuing careers in U.S. medicine, resulting in a serious lack of diversity...


Syracuse’s Innovation Office Launches New Blog

By Staff   The city of Syracuse Office of Innovation (i-team) has launched a new blog, at, which will be...

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U.S. Black Chamber Pressing Auto Dealers for Fair Return on Black Dollars

By Hazel Trice Edney   (Trice Edney Wire) – This year alone, African-Americans are projected to spend as much as $24 billion on new...


New Orleans Katrina Pain Index at 10: Who Was Left Behind

By Bill Quigley   ( – When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of...